The SAA are very pleased to be supporting the World Illustration Awards by sponsoring The SAA Agents Award for New Talent.

The SAA Associate Prize for New Talent in Illustration at New Designers 2016, Part 2

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New Designers 2016 - The exhibition for emerging design
Part 1: 29 June – 02 July (Awards Preview 29 June)
Part 2: 06 -09 July (Awards Preview 06 July)

The Society of Artists Agents (SAA) are delighted to be working in partnership with New Designers 2016.


SAA Member Agents

The SAA is a group of like-minded Agents who collectively represent nearly 1000 World Class illustrators. We believe in promoting the use of quality illustration and nurturing new illustration talent through our educational programme and this year we are very proud to offer The SAA Associate Prize for New Talent in Illustration at New Designers Part 2.

New Designer 2015

This prize will be given to a graduate specialising in Illustration who is judged to have created the most fresh and inspiring work within the Visual Communication zone at the show. The prize will be a career- making six months trial representation by one of the SAA’s member agents which will include mentoring and career development.


New Designer 2015

New Designers provides students with the chance to gain valuable jobs, internships, work placements, network and make contacts with design industry experts. Not only this, but the show offers tutors, courses and Universities exposure and marketing opportunities to promote themselves to the next generation of students that visit the show from all over the UK and enjoy focused schools’ activities.


New Designer 2015

Showcasing the fresh-thinking of over 3,000 innovative design graduates, New Designers provides an essential pipeline of new talent into the UK’s creative industries. It’s a must-visit if you want to see new trends and innovation, recruit new talent for your business or just to feel inspired.


New Designer 2015

With code NDSAA, purchase day tickets in advance for just £10.50*, instead of £16 on the door. Book online now at

*£1.50 booking fee applies per advance ticket purchase, offer expires 19 June 2016



The SAA have also partnered up with Arts Thread at New Designers for the second year in a row and will be offering our expertise in reviewing illustration graduate portfolios during Part 2.



New Designer 2015


Corin Kennington, exhibiting at New Designers 2016

Corin Kennington, exhibiting at New Designers 2016


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